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 Nellie <I>Palmer</I> Milton

Nellie Palmer Milton

Death 12 Jul 2015 (aged 98)
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 149683574 · View Source
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Nellie Palmer Harris Selph Milton was born on February 25, 1917 and passes away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Age 98.
A native of St. Francisville, LA and a resident of New Orleans, LA.

She was a member of James Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. She was educated in West Feliciana Parish School System and was employed in the Orleans Parish School System until retirement.

Wife of the late Emanuel Milton. Daughter of the late Carey Palmer, Sr. and Kate Maden. Mother of Benjamin, Katie M. Harris, Rosia S. Thomas and the late Bessie Lewis and Mary M. Buckley. Step Son, Marshall Selph. Son-in-law, Joseph Lewis. Sister of Marguerite Gray, Carey Palmer, Jr. and the late James, Sylvester and Willie Palmer.

Also survived by 27 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, 43 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Visitation and Funeral Service at James Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 4228 Thalia Street.
Interment St. Louis #3 Cemetery.
Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home, Inc, in charge of arrangements.




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  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
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